Definition of Turko-Tatar
1. Noun. A subfamily of Altaic languages.
Generic synonyms: Altaic, Altaic Language
Specialized synonyms: Turkish, Turcoman, Turkmen, Turkoman, Azerbaijani, Kazak, Kazakh, Tatar, Usbeg, Usbek, Uzbak, Uzbeg, Uzbek, Uighur, Uigur, Uygur, Yakut, Khirghiz, Kirghiz, Kirgiz, Karakalpak, Chuvash, Chagatai, Eastern Turki, Jagatai, Jaghatai
Lexicographical Neighbors of Turko-Tatar
Literary usage of Turko-Tatar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Crimean Tatars by Alan W. Fisher (1978)
"Along with other Muslim exiles in the Ottoman Empire, these men formed the Committee for the Defense of the Rights of Muslim Turko-Tatar Peoples of Russia ..."
2. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1896)
"The Turko-Tatar dialects do not employ an initial /, but replace it by j (eg, ... Ak. LAM, LAV. becomes in Turko-Tatar jav, jar, jai, " to gleam," ' burn,' ..."
3. Proceedings by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England). (1888)
"A common Turanian word for 'under' is the Ak. //'/ (= As. cltu, ' below'), the Turko-Tatar al, il, the Ersa-Mordvin a/-o, al-on, the Finnic a/-a, ..."
4. Researches Into the Origin of the Primitive Constellations of the Greeks by Robert Brown (1899)
"Ak. kumar, which is connected with the Turko-Tatar root kom, Jaim, an allied variant of which is torn, ..."
5. Catalogue of a collection of Bibles and portions of the Bible in various by T R. Allan (1883)
"New Testament in Turkish for the use of the Armenians (in Armenian characters). 8vo. St. Petersburg, 1819. Turko-Tatar. The New Testament in Karass or ..."
6. Western Turkestan: An Account of the Statistics, Topography, and Tribes of by John Mowbray Trotter (1882)
"... 92 tribes of Turko-Tatar or Altaic origin. Among these are comprised as separate s ... or Turko-Tatar, probably on the grounds that most, it not all, ..."
7. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1896)
"The Finnish, Slav, and Turko-Tatar tribes of the great plain first yielded to the conquest of the Northmen, who introduced a semi- feudal rule, ..."
8. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1887)
"The influence of the Turko-Tatar races has been considerable. Several of them, spoken of in the previous pages, belong to olden times. ..."